Tim attended the International Masters Biathlon Championships in Kontiolahti Finland from March 22-25th, placing 21st in the Sprint event, 20th in the Individual event and 11th in the Relay, teaming up with two USA team biathletes. Tim was the only Canadian at the Finland races, which included many former Olympic participants from several countries.
Tim then flew to Soldier Hollow in Utah for the March 29-31st North American Biathlon Championships. Soldier Hollow ski facility is a former Olympic venue. Tim received a silver medal in the Mass Start and bronze medals in the Sprint and Pursuit events.
Tim is an active member of the Kenora Nordic and Biathlon Club as coach, groomer and race crew member and together with Scott Lockhart has worked to build a local Biathlon program in partnership with the Kenora Gun club.
While the biathlon race season for 2017-18 has concluded, training for next season will begin soon.
Anyone interested in trying biathlon can contact Scott Lockhart at 807 407-4903